Definition of s in English:

s

  • 1Second(s).

  • 2Law
    Section (of an act):

    ‘the change is effected by the bringing into effect of s 130 of the Companies Act 1989’
  • 3Shilling(s):

    ‘a room cost a guinea a night with a 2s 6d supplement for hot bathwater’
  • 4Grammar
    Singular.

  • 5Chemistry
    Solid.

  • 6(in genealogies) son(s):

    ‘m 1991; one s one d’
  • 7Succeeded.

  • 8Chemistry
    Denoting electrons and orbitals possessing zero angular momentum and total symmetry:

    ‘s-electrons’

  • (in mathematical formulae) distance.

Pronunciation:

s

/ɛs/